Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: trans'mi-gra'shun

Definition: Movement from one site to another; may entail the crossing of some usually limiting barrier, as in the passage of blood cells through the walls of the vessels (diapedesis).

[L. transmigro, pp. -atus, to remove from one place to another]

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.